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FIC KIM
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Descript.
203 pages ; 22 cm
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Note
Translation of: Tugŭn tugŭn nae insaeng
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Summary
"My Brilliant Life interweaves the past and present of a tight-knit family, finding joy and happiness in even the most difficult times. Areum lives life to its fullest, vicariously through the stories of his parents, conversations with Little Grandpa Jang-his sixty-year-old neighbor and best friend-and through the books he reads to visit the places he would otherwise never see. For several months, Areum has been working on a manuscript, piecing together his parents' often embellished stories about his family and childhood. He hopes to present it on his birthday, as a final gift to his mom and dad; their own falling-in-love story. Through it all, Areum and his family will have you laughing and crying, for all the right reasons"-- Provided by publisher.
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Alt Author
Kim, Chi-Young.
ISBN/ISSN
9781250750556 (hardcover)
1250750555 (hardcover)
Cloudmaker / Malcolm Brooks. Brooks, Malcolm (Novelist)
Call #
FIC BRO
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Descript.
xvii, 430 pages ; 24 cm
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Summary
"In 1937 Montana, fourteen-year-old Houston "Huck" Finn finds a dead body in a local creek and steals the man's rare Lindbergh flight watch. Huck is an aspiring aviator, working to build his own airplane-a secret he has kept from his God-fearing mother. His cousin, Annelise, arrives from Los Angeles for a long stay with his family, and Huck is initially wary until he learns she has had flight lessons. As his airplane takes shape, and the young cousins avidly follow Amelia Earhart's voyage around the equator, so too does Huck's understanding of the world and his place in it-in particular the tension between heaven and earth, age and youth, tradition and the coming future, that stresses the bonds of both his and Annelise's families. And then there's the matter of the watch, which it turns out the dead man's cohort of gangsters would very much like back."--Provided by publisher.
Subject
Genre
ISBN/ISSN
9780802127051 (hardcover)
0802127053 (hardcover)
Call #
FIC YU
Descript.
273 pages ; 23 cm
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"Content notice: [This novel] contains references to violence, abuse, and racism."--T.p. verso.
Summary
"The haunting story of a family of dreamers and tale-tellers looking for home in an unwelcoming world. Traces one girl's migration from war to peace, loss to loss, home to home. Firuzeh and her brother Nour are children of fire, born in an Afghanistan fractured by war. When their parents, their Atay and Abay, decide to leave, they spin fairy tales of their destination, the mythical land and opportunities of Australia. As the family journeys from Pakistan to Indonesia to Nauru, heading toward a hope of home, they must rely on fragile and temporary shelters, strangers both mercenary and kind, and friends who vanish as quickly as they're found. When they arrive in Australia, what seemed like a stable shore gives way to treacherous currents."--Publisher description.
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ISBN/ISSN
9781645660095 (hardback)
1645660095 (hardback)
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